The former ceo of the payment provider Wirecard, Jan Marsalek, has been on the international opsporingslijst of Interpol is set to. The international organisation calls for the police all over the world in order for him to be arrested. He is suspected of "serious fraud," since the accounting firm ernst & young is a gap of about $ 2 billion (nearly eur 1.7 billion was in the budget of the company.
Marsalek has been since the beginning of the affair had disappeared. Research collective Bellingcat, he thinks he is in a privévliegtuig to Russia, had fled, and he thinks he can still be found in the capital city of Minsk, located at.
The abuse at Wirecard came to be in June, at the light, then firm, ernst & young, the gap in the budget, and found it to be. Ex-ceo Markus Braun were quickly arrested on suspicion of accounting fraud.
with The collapse of the betaaldienstverlener is ten years after the first allegation of fraud on the part of investors as well as journalists, so the question arises as to why the regulators, the fraud was not met. The European Union is taking this summer with its own rules, under the microscope to make sure that there's not a price you can take.
One of the reasons for the problems with Wirecard has not previously come to light, that is, the betaaldienstverlener between the shore and the ship seems to be covered in the area of supervision. Wirecard executes payments, but it is also the owner of a bank, in which there are uncertainties that should have been about who is the company to check out.
in The past few weeks, the German financial regulator, BaFin, and accountantstoezichthouder FREP, under fire, to be placed, through their role in the Wirecard affair. Both BaFin as a FREP checked Wirecard.